Media Advisory - News Conference - 2010 Olympics: What's the score on climate
change?

VANCOUVER, Feb. 1 /CNW/ - With the 2010 Winter Olympics just days away, the David Suzuki Foundation will issue its findings on how well the event performed in addressing its climate impact. Canadian Alpine Ski Team member Kelly VanderBeek and former Olympic speed skater Ingrid Liepa will join Dr. David Suzuki and Foundation staff at the news conference.

Considering that environment is the official third pillar of the Olympic movement and that global warming threatens the very future of winter sports, the 2010 Vancouver Olympics are in a position to show leadership and deliver a strong message to the world about solutions to climate change and global warming.

    
    WHO:

    Dr. David Suzuki, Co-Founder, David Suzuki Foundation
    Paul Lingl, co-author of Climate Scorecard for the 2010 Vancouver
    Olympics, Climate Change Campaigner, David Suzuki Foundation
    Kelly VanderBeek, Canadian Alpine Ski Team member
    Ingrid Liepa, former Canadian Speed Skating Team member

    WHEN:

    Wednesday, February 3rd, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM PST

    WHERE:

    Pan Pacific Vancouver Hotel, 300-999 Canada Place, Oceanview Suites 1&2,
    located on hotel level "R". Vancouver, British Columbia.
    

SOURCE David Suzuki Foundation

For further information: For further information: Kristen Ostling, Media Relations, David Suzuki Foundation, (613) 301-9059, kostling@davidsuzuki.org, www.davidsuzuki.org

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